A systematic approach to the functional safety of machinery 28/10/2014
Functional safety is one of the core elements in the design and construction of machinery. But how can the general requirements of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC be met in each specific case? Which codes and standards should be taken into account? And how can risk assessment be documented correctly and in compliance with the legal requirements? Dr Rolf Zöllner, risk manager at TÜV SÜD Industrie Service, explains.
Efficient processes need sound data 04/09/2012
Steffen Kügler of TÜV SÜD Industrie Service, discusses the importance of accurate data for the success of any energy management system and looks at the different energy data management systems (EDMS) available.